[OS X TeX] Bibdesk and the Symbols

Alan Munn amunn at gmx.com
Wed Apr 21 15:05:25 CEST 2010

On Apr 21, 2010, at 6:41 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 21.04.2010 um 11:44 schrieb Sr Sur:
>> But what does tit mean U in this context..?
> That "U" means something like "Unicode code basis" and the (hex,  
> usually) number right of that stands for the code point in the  
> Unicode encoding. It is more general than TeX related (the easier in  
> XeTeX used).

Except that bibtex is not Unicode aware, so advising people to put  
unicode characters in their bibtex files isn't actually the best idea.

(Yes, Bibdesk can do automatic conversion, but depending on the  
characters, the conversion may need to be specified.)


Alan Munn
amunn at gmx.com

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